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Team of Middle School Students Win Best in State for Verizon Innovative App Challenge

A team of seven middle school students are competing in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge and have won Best in State with their app, Iowa Trash Companion. They are now working towards their goal of becoming the App Fan Favorite- which is awarded to the team who compiles the most... Read More

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Waukee Teachers Win Literacy Grants from Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter

Recently, Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International announced the 2016-2017 winners of their annual Literacy Grants. Eight out of the 12 winners were Waukee teachers, and each received awards up to $125.

Waukee 6th grade teacher Christina Schmitt from South Middle school was a recipient of... Read More

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School Funding Update – How 1.1% Could Impact Waukee Schools

As reported at the December 2016 Revenue Estimating Conference, revenues for the state of Iowa are growing at 4.2%.  This week, media reports would indicate public schools will potentially receive 1.1% supplemental state aid for the 2017-18 school year.  How will that impact the students in the Waukee schools?  ... Read More

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Waukee Community School Foundation Supports Creative Classrooms

This year the Waukee Community School District (WCSD) will be celebrating its 100th birthday at the Foundation’s Annual Gala Dinner and Auction. This event began in 1996 with a mission to raise money for both teachers and graduating students that are a part of the WCSD in the form of... Read More

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Iowa Department of Education Releases 2016 Iowa School Report Card

The 2016 Iowa School Report Card, released today, January 12, 2017, by the Iowa Department of Education, shows how each public school building in the state is performing on certain educational measures. Waukee Community School District received a favorable report card, with schools in the district being rated at Commendable... Read More

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Board Approves 2017-18 Calendar

On January 9, 2017,  the Waukee Board of Education held two public hearings to determine calendar hours vs days and the 2017-18 school calendar. The Board approved the 2017-18 school calendar as presented based on 1080 hours of instructional time.

Effective July 1, 2014, all public and accredited nonpublic school... Read More

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Daddy Daughter Dance

The After-Prom Committee will hold a Daddy Daughter Dance to help raise funds to support the 2017 party.  Dads or Dad-like friends are invited to bring their favorite valentine (ages 2-22) on February 18.

The dance is being held at Prairieview School which is located at 655 SE University, Waukee,... Read More

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Waukee Foundation Food Drive Results

For the past 11 years, the Waukee Foundation Food Drive has been donating to the Waukee Area Christian Food Pantry. As the community continues to grow, the numbers of families who are in need of additional support also continue to increase.

To help meet this need, each school in the... Read More

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Save-the-Date: Foundation Dinner & Auction Gala February 11

Help us celebrate Waukee Community School District’s 100 year anniversary at the Waukee Schools Foundation’s 2017 Annual Dinner & Auction Gala! This energetic, informal night out consists of both live and silent auctions, a variety of food and beverages, games, and entertainment. You won’t want to miss it!

Waukee... Read More

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Board Discusses WEA School Calendar Recommendation for 2017-18

At the December 12 Waukee Board of Education meeting Andy Pals, calendar committee chair, presented the 2017-18 Waukee Education Association (WEA) school calendar recommendations. Pals walked board members through the proposal and answered questions.

The calendar proposed the following key dates:

  • The first day of school, Wednesday, August 23,
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